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36 great brunch spots in San Antonio

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SATX: brunch spot Hayden

Try the barbacoa omelet at The Hayden.

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In this town, brunching ain’t easy, but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken + waffles, or mind-blowing bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times.

Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We found a whole bunch of brunch options (36 total), along with menu recs, pro tips, and an interactive map to track them. Plan your weekend + pour those mimosas.

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Hours listed are when brunch menus are available.

Weekend musts

SATX: meadow brunch spot

It’s not a southern brunch without biscuits at Meadow Neighborhood Eatery+Bar.

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Candlelight | 107 Kings Ct. | Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat. + Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Invite your friends out to this downtown spot for Brunch Nachos and a Candlelight Breakfast tray. Pro tip: Order the Mimosa Set for $18.50.

Meadow Eatery | 555 W. Bitters Rd., Ste. 100| Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Check out the The Hill Country Breakfast, a mash up of BBQ and Tex-Mex.

NOLA Brunch and Beignets | 720 E. Mistletoe | Wed.-Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Fan favorite dishes include a play on chicken and waffles with chicken and beigents, the avocado tostada, and The Big Easy Biscuit.

Restaurant Claudine | 517 E. Grayson St. | Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Just like grandma use to make it. Try out these popular dishes: shrimp and grits, short rib hash, hot cakes, and fried chicken and waffles.

Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery | 136 E. Grayson St., Ste. 120 | Sat. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | This Galveston-inspired menu will have seafood lovers dreaming about its Gulf Coastal Benedict.

Weekend wonders

SATXtoday: Brunch at Piatti

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes at Piatti

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Comfort Cafe | 6812 Bandera Rd., Ste. 101 | Fri.-Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | This donation-based brunch spot with a cause serves up all your favorite brunch items including stuffed french toast, pancakes, omelets, and eggs benedict.

Gather Brewing Company | 210 E. Aviation Blvd., Universal City | Sat. + Sun. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Serving up more than beer, try the Sweet Potato Hash, Loaded Gather Fries, or Brioche French Toast and wash it down with a Nitro Cold Brew Coffee or Mimosa Flight.

Kulture Kafe | 1112 S. Saint Mary’s St.| Mon. 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Tues.- Fri. 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Don’t sleep on the chilaqulies and the Texas latte at this south town food truck.

Piatti | Multiple locations | Times and hours vary | Where Italian cuisine meets brunch, check out the Burrata Soft Scramble, Genoa Omelet, or the Seared Salmon Benedict.

Wurst Behavior | 358 E Craig Place | Sat. + Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Come out to the city’s first Asian-inspired beer garden for Breakfast Egg Sandwiches and a Sake Bloody Mary or Pint-mosa.

Pastries paradise

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There’s nothing like concha and coffee on a winter day in the Alamo City.

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Bakery Lorraine | Multiple locations | Known for its macarons + fresh pastries, your kids will love their little lumberjack breakfast and little soldiers plate.

Blush Brunch and Bakery | 713 S. Alamo St. | Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Add cheese to the French style omelet and eggs featuring caviar and hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to check out the bakery opened daily.

Coffee + Culture Bakery | 13489 Blanco Rd. | Sun.- Thurs. 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri.- Sat. 6 a.m.-9 p.m. | The eye-catching chilaquiles will make you want to stay longer to enjoy a coffee and chocolate croissant.

La Panaderia | Multiple locations | Check out one of their three locations around the Alamo City for delicious handmade bread and pan dulce.

Full Goods Diner | 200 E. Grayson St. Suite 120 | Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Come for the Texas Hash and leave with a mango chili lime pop tart.

Special occasions

SATXtoday: Toyko Cowboy brunch

Try the Five Spice Waffle off the brunch menu at Tokyo Cowboy.

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Brasserie Mon Chou Chou | 312 Pearl Parkway | Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | The omelette aux champigons et herbs will make you feel like you’re having brunch in France without leaving San Antonio.

Cured at Pearl | 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 101 | Saturday 12-10 p.m., Sunday 12-9 p.m. | Start off with a cheese plate featuring three Texas cheeses and work your way to a plate of chicken and donuts with jalapeno syrup.

Guenther House | 205 East Guenther St. | Wed.-Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Pinkies up for the Champagne Chicken Enchiladas.

The Maverick | 710 S. St. Mary’s St. | Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.| Order the mimosa bottle service while your party waits for omelette du fromage and salmon bagel.

Ocho | 1015 Navarro St. | Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m.| Cuban and Mexican fusion brunch menu featuring Plantain Cakes con Carnitas and Pozole de Flor.

Tokyo Cowboy | 135 E. Commerce St. | Sat. + Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Choose from a traditional brunch menu or go against the grain with the Sukiyaki Burger and Shrimp + Rice Grits.

For the fam

Chicken N Pickle | 5215 UTSA Blvd. | Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Where pickleball meets family friendly brunch and kids eat for only $9.99.

Magnolia Pancake Haus | Multiple locations| Daily 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | It’s a pancake paradise that even Guy Fieri raves about.

Pig Pen | 106 Pershing Ave. | Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Check out the Soul Full Sunday buffet brunch featuring these southern favorites. Kids under three eat free.

The Rustic | 17619 La Cantera Parkway Ste. 204 | Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Where the brunch is served family style featuring country baked eggs, baby french toast, and Nashville hot chicken for $17.95 each.

Sweet Fire Kitchen | 16641 La Cantera Parkway | Sat.-Sun. 7 a.m.-12 p.m., a la cart 12 p.m.-2 p.m. | Your picky eaters can choose between an a la carte brunch or an abundant brunch buffet for $16.

Quick and easy

SATXtoday: The Hayden Brunch

Try the house favorite Fried Chicken and Latke Waffle at both locations.

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Cover 3 | 1806 N. Loop 1604 W. | Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | You can never go wrong with the avocado toast or the chicken fried N.Y. strip + eggs.

The Goodkind Southtown | 1127 S. Saint Mary’s St. | Sun. 11 a.m. -3 p.m. | Grab the good morning burrito and wash it down with all- natural house blended smoothies.

The Hayden | Multiple locations | Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Try one of many house favorite dishes like the barbacoa omelet or the fried chicken + lake waffle.

Tony G’s Soul Food | Multiple locations | Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Grab the creole country breakfast at one of two locations or have it delivered straight to you.

Tuck’s Cozy Corner| 1338 E. Houston St., San Antonio | Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Enjoy Vietnamese coffee and brisket + egg breakfast tacos by chef Jenny Nguyen.

Instagrammable

SATX: box st all day brunch

Instagram always eats first at Box St. All Day.

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Box St. All Day | 623 Hemisfair Blvd Ste. 108 |Daily, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | The pinkest brunch spot in San Antonio serving brunch all week long. Snack on a churro doughnut and an all day mimosa as you wait for the thick boy pancake.

Full Belly Cafe + Bar | 427 N. Loop 1604 W. Suite 202 | Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. |The best mashup between Mexican staple barbacoa + Canada’s poutine in a bowl called the Baracoda Breakfast Poutine.

Liberty Bar | 1111 S. Alamo St. | Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Try the 48 hour custard french toast made with house-made sourdough bread and soaked for 48 hours. Don’t forget to take a photo on the front steps to commemorate your experience.

The Moon’s Daughters | 115 Lexington Ave. | Sundays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Enjoy the late afternoon braise off the solstice menu and a cocktail off the brunch menu all day long. Pro tip: Take a photo of your drink outside on the balcony with the San Antonio skyline in the background.

Picks Bar | 4553 N. Loop 1604 W., #1101 | Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Order a Paloma with Barbacoa + Big Red Tacos and stay for a drag show.

DIY brunch

Prefer to stay in? Host your own brunch with crowd-pleasing spreads + supplies good enough for a chef.

Clear drinking glasses with bamboo lids | Iced coffee can now be served at your brunch, thanks to cute and convenient drinking glasses.

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